Tag: Smoking

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Estimated 20,000 smokers in Northland

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/northern-advocate/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503450&objectid=11967269 Quit smoking— hundreds of Northlanders have and others are urged to follow suit as part of their New Year’s resolution. That’s the message from…

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#Smoking #harms #mental #health

Smoking harms not just your physical health, but your mental health too https://t.co/91ie7ZINqO — PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) May 22, 2017 It’s thought that a long-term build-up…

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E-cigarettes are a gateway to smoking

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3917136/E-cigarettes-gateway-smoking-Experts-say-high-usage-leads-teenagers-real-thing.html The researchers, whose work is published in the JAMA medical journal, wrote: ‘In this study of adolescents, having vape juice more frequently was associated…

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Does plain packaging work ?

http://www.healthline.com/health-news/does-plain-packaging-on-tobacco-products-work#3 Plain packaging is meant to reduce the overall attractiveness of tobacco products. Some countries have adopted drab colors for the packs. These moves have…

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Ideal setting for smoking cessation

Since TB & HIV require regular doctor visits over months/years, it is an ideal setting for smoking cessation. More: http://t.co/wmFUpGbKB9 — Dr. Tom Frieden (@DrFriedenCDC)…

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Women who smoke during pregnancy are more likely to rear children who are involved in delinquency

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11493581 A study released this week suggests women who smoke during pregnancy are more likely to rear children who are involved in delinquency. The Australian…

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Smoking and mortality

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42% of all cigarettes smoked in England by people with mental health problems

https://theconversation.com/no-smoke-without-fire-the-link-between-smoking-and-mental-health-44620 The figure is stark: 42% of all cigarettes smoked in England are consumed by people with mental health problems. So while the life expectancy…

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Health services can help people to give up smoking

Cooperation by health services can help people to give up smoking – @DrChrisBullen in Thailand’s @nationnews http://t.co/iGg7392iU8 — NIHI New Zealand (@NIHI_NZ) October 22, 2014…

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@DailyHygiene Quit around age 30 reduce chance of dying

Studies have shown that smokers who quit around age 30 reduce their chance of dying too early from smoking-related diseases by more than 90% —…

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